117. Why Are Capitalists Always the Villains?
Have you ever noticed how in many movies, the capitalists are always the bad guys? Why is the market always demonized while “socialism” and other “isms” are seen as virtuous? Definitions: Sins of omission: A “sin” or bad action that occurs because you fail to do something or perform an action. Example: Not forgiving a […]
102. Can The Market Combat Racism?
All throughout history there are examples of free market capitalism helping to combat racism. While many people think only the government can protect us against racial injustices, the market is the true instigator of social change because it helps change the hearts and minds of the people. Links: When Sears Used the Market to Combat […]
6. What Are “Isms?”
Capitalism, Communism, Socialism … why is the world obsessed with identifying with “isms?” And what do these things mean? Key Terms Individualism: Allowing individuals to make their own choices independent of what the “collectives” may want. Collectivism: Forcing individuals to act in a way that others have decided to be the “common good” to allegedly […]
5. Why Do People Hate The Rich?
Ever wonder why the rich are always portrayed as bad guys in the media? Is there something wrong with being rich, or do the books and movies have it wrong? Links Money Speech Atlas Shrugged https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-T0ey0IKDA People Elon Musk Jeff Bezos Ludwig von Mises Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey Brittany. Brittany: […]